Past Ph.D. cycles

XXXII cohort

First NameLast NameThesis TitleSupervisor/s
MatteoBonottoModeling of MHD instabilities in existing and future fusion devices in view of controlFabio Villone, Paolo Bettini
MattiaDanDesign of special tests for the integration of the 1 MV MITICA Power Supply systemsLoris Zanotto, Paolo Bettini
GiovanniDi GiannataleMagnetic confinement properties of 3D equilibria for fusion plasmas: nonlinear MHD modelling and experimental comparisonsPiero Martin, Daniele Bonfiglio, Marco Veranda
MicheleFadoneDevelopment of high efficiency negative ion source: from conceptual studies to experimental testPiero Martin, Vanni Antoni
FerdinandoGaspariniDevelopment and validation of suitable models (of power supply systems) in support of the SPIDER integrated tests and first operationFrancesco Gnesotto, Elena Gaio
GustavoGrenfell (*)Electromagnetic turbolence in the edge of fusion plasmas: spontaneous and actively modulated featuresPaolo Bettini, Monica Spolaore, Emilio Martines, Ramon Martin Solis
CarloMeineri

Study of advanced configurations on tokamak EAST with the EMC3-EIRENE code

Flavio Crisanti, Giuseppe Calabrò
TommasoPattonStudies on electrostatic shields in vacuum for MITICA experimentPaolo Bettini, Nicola Pillan
AndreaRigoni GarolaTools for heterogeneous diagnostic data integration: application to real-time control of fusion relevant plasmasFrancesco Gnesotto, Gabriele Manduchi
MarcoSiragusaDevelopment on nn evaporable Getter (NEG) devices for DEMO fusion power plantPiergiorgio Sonato, Emanuele Sartori
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XXXI cohort

First NameLast NameThesis TitleSupervisor/s
AntonioCastaldoDevelopment plasma-circuits axisymmetric models for existing and future TokamaksRoberto Ambrosino, Gianmaria De Tommasi
GiuseppeGatola TekaDevelopment of a fiber-optics polarization resolving THz spectrometerMarco Zerbini, Flavio Crisanti
MatteoIafratiPhenomenology of plasma-wall interaction using liquid metals in tokamak devicesGiuseppe Mazzitelli, Flavio Crisanti
DanieleMaggioAssessment of the Economics of Fusion energy as a key element of a future sustainable energy mixChiara Bustreo, Paolo Bettini
AdrianoMeleDevelopment of advanced plasma magnetic control systemsGianmaria De Tommasi
MatteoVallarNeutral beam fast particle physics in fusion plasma integrated scenariosTommaso Bolzonella

 

 

 

XXX cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
DomenicoAbateXXXModelling and control of RFX-mod tokamak equilibriaFabio Villone, Giuseppe Marchiori
LuigiCordaroXXXMagnetic reconnection in fusion plasmasEmilio Martines, Mateo Zuin
EmanuleDi PalmaXXXTheoretical study and design of a CARM type millimeter waveGiusepp Dattoli, Fabio Villone
GiulioGambettaXXXDevelopment, optimization and testing of high  performance  cooling systems for fusion devicesPiergiorgio Sonato, Piero Agostinetti
PalakJain (*)XXXStudies and experimental activities to qualify the behaviour of RF power circuits for Negative Ion Sources of Neutral Beam Injectors for ITER and fusion experimentsElena Gaio, Paolo Bettini, Ursel Fanz, Kristel Crombè
OisinMcCormackXXXAdvanced Thomson scattering techniques for ITER and RFXLeonardo Giudicotti, Roberto Pasqualotto
AntonioPimazzoniXXXInvestigation of the parameters of a particle beam by numerical models and diagnostic calorimetryPaolo Bettini, Gianluigi Serianni
GiulioRubinoXXXPower Exhaust data analysis and modeling of the EAST experiment in advanced divertor configurationFlavio Crisanti


XXIX cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
CarloBaltadorXXIXNumerical and experimental characterisation of beams of negative ionsPiergiorgio Sonato, Gainluigi Serianni
MarcoGottardoXXIXNew hardware and software technologies for real-time control in nuclear fusion experimentsLeonardo Giudicotti, Gabriele Manduchi
TautvydasMaceina (*)XXIXGeneral Purpose GPU application in fusion scienceGabriele Manduchi, Paolo Bettini
AlbertoMaistrelloXXIXCharacterization of the dielectric strength  in vacuum of RF drivers for fusion Neutral Beam InjectorsFrancesco Gnesotto, Elena Gaio
LeonardoPigattoXXIXAdvanced tools for three-dimensional effects in modeling and control of thermonuclear fusion devicesPaolo Bettini, Tommaso Bolzonella
YangyangZhang (*)XXIXThree dimensional (3D) physics in reversed field pinch and stellaratorPaolo Bettini, David Terranova, Raul Sanchez, Daniel Lopez-Bruna


XXVIII cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
DanieleAprileXXVIIIDesign of electric and magnetic components of a negative ion acceleratorGiuseppe Chitarin
OndřejKudláĉek (*)XXVIIIReal time plasma state monitoringPaolo Bettini, Giuseppe Marchiori, Gabriele Manduchi
NisargPatelXXVIIIThermo-mechanical analyses and design of components for fusionPiergiorgio Sonato, Mauro Dalla Palma
PietroVincenziXXVIIIInteraction between Neutral Beam fast particles and Plasma in fusionFrancesco Gnesotto, Tommaso Bolzonella
NicolòVisonàXXVIIIStudy of plasma wall interaction with fast cameras and numerical modelsLeonardo Giudicotti, Paolo Innocente
VadimYanovskiyXXVIIITheoretical analysis of tokamak disruptions by simplified analytical models and numerical simulationsRoberto Turolla, Roberto Paccagnella
MatteoZaupaXXVIIIThermo-hydraulic models and analyses for design optimization of cooling circuits and components of SPIDER and MITICA experimentsPiergiorgio Sonato, Francesco Fellin


XXVII cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
MarcoBarbisanXXVIISource and beam emission spectroscopy on H-/D- beam Piergiorgio Sonato, Lorella Carraro
NicolaFonnesuXXVIINumerical and experimental studies of a H- /D - beamPiergiorgio Sonato, Roberto Pasqualotto
ChiaraPironXXVIIExperiments and Modeling af active control of MHD Lionello Marrelli, Piero Martin
BilelRaisXXVIIWall conditioning studies and plasma-facing materials qualification for magnetically confined fusion experimentsLeonardo Giudicotti, Paolo Innocente
XinyangXuXXVIIMHD instability study in RFP, compared with TokamakPiero Martin Shichong Guo


 

 XXVI cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
TullioBarbuiXXVICharacterization of impurity behaviour in RFX-mod reversed Field PinchLeonardo Giudicotti, Lorella Carraro
GiovanniCiaccioXXVIFlow and transport in the edge of fusion devicesLionello Marrelli, Piero Martin
WinderGonzalesXXVIStudy, analysis, design and development of plasma and beam facing components of the ITER-NBI and magnetic diagnostics for ITERPiergiorgio Sonato, Samuele Dal Bello
AlessandroPauXXVITechniques for prediction of disruption on TOKAMAKSAlessandra fanni, Paolo Bettini
Gregorio LuigiTrevisanXXVIDevelopment of 2/3D equilibrium codes for magnetically confined fusion experimentsLeonardo Giudicotti, Paolo Innocente


XXV cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
EmanuleSartoriXXVStudy, analysis, design and diagnostics of plasma and beam facing components of fusion devicesPiergiorgio Sonato, Samuele Dal Bello
AlessandroScaggionXXVParticle behavior and electron thermal barriers at the edge of RFX-Mod Reversed Field PinchPiero Martin, Lorella Carraro
MarcoVerandaXXVThree dimensional magnetohydrodynamics of fusion plasmasAntonio Buffa, Susanna Cappello


XXIV cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
NicolòMarconatoXXIVDevelopment and validation of numerical models for the optimization of magnetic field configurations in fusion devicesGiuseppe Chitarin, Gabriele Manduchi
BarbaraMomoXXIVInvestigation of the magnetic topology of helical RFP plasmasPiero Martin, Emilio Martines
StefanoMunarettoXXIVDevelopment of experimental devices to study first wall conditioning and transport phenomena in RFX-mod experimentLeonardo Giudicotti, Paolo Innocente
MauroPaveiXXIVStudies, analyses, available materials and technologies for plasma facing components – Applications and future improvements for Negative Ion Sources of Neutral Beam InjectorsPiergiorgio Sonato, Samuele Dal Bello
AndreaRizzoloXXIVIon Beam Sources for Neutral Beam Injectors: studies and design for components active cooling and caesium ovensFrancesco Gnesotto, Samuele Dal Bello


XXIII cohort

First NameLast NameCohortThesis TitleSupervisor/s
MatteoBaruzzoXXIIIPerformance limiting MHD phenomena in fusion devices: physics and active controlTommaso Bolzonella, Leonardo Giudicotti
GianlucaDe MasiXXIIIEdge plasma characterization on the RFX-mod deviceEmilio Martines, Maurizio Moresco
DanieleMaroccoXXIIIPlasma diagnostic capabilities of line integrated neutron pulse height spectra measurementsBasilio Esposito, Antonio Buffa
LidiaPironXXIIIImproved feedback control of MHD instabilities and errors field in reversed-field pinchand tokamakPiero Martin
PierluigiVeltriXXIIIPhysics of negative ion extraxtion and acceleration in neutral beam injectorsVanni Antoni, Francesco Gnesotto

 

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